Five JSerra alumni who play football at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania are currently in China to participate in the Global Ambassador Bowl. It is the first time an Ivy League has traveled to China to play football. The Quakers took part in the bowl through Global Football, the world's largest exporter of American football.
Distinguished alumni are a meaningful part of JSerra’s history and share a vital role in our future. When you first walked through these hallways, you became a Lion for life!
The indelible mark you have left has paved the way for more exceptional minds to continue down the path to greatness. As graduated Lions, you serve as mentors to our current students and advisors for the school’s growth. So welcome back, Lions — you have been missed!
Junior Kenneth Woodsum competed in the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships in Austin, Texas last week. Woodsum, a 2018 CIF finalist, qualified in the 100 backstroke (51.39), 200 backstroke (1:54.65), and 200 butterfly (1:54.98). Woodsum swam to his personal best times in all 3 events.
When Emily Day graduated from JSerra Catholic High School in 2014, she had no inkling that she'd become one of the nation's youngest female commercial real estate developers just four years later. As the 22-year-old Acquisition Manager at Heslin Holdings, which specializes in the investment and development of commercial properties, Day spends her busy work day building a portfolio of value-add acquisitions and building strong tenant relationships.
John Smallwood of the Philly Inquirer covers the unique, rare story of five JSerra alumni who have ended up in the same college program.
Report B.J. Rains of The Idaho Press covers Avery Williams' ('16) amazing journey as an "undersized" football player who is now making impressive strides as a walk-on player at Boise State.
Five JSerra alumni are making strong headway playing football for the University of Pennsylvania with two athletes earning preseason All-Ivy recognition by Phil Steele's annual FCS Preview Magazine: Sam Philippi ('15) and Conor O'Brien ('16).